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You Are Not a Lemon! Thanks, Ina May.

I recently finished the book Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth. The book as a whole is a must read for anyone considering pregnancy or already pregnant. It is filled with countless positive birth stories and great information regarding birth in general. However the part that I just can’t get out …

5 Steps for Creating a Tranquil Birth Environment

5 Steps for Creating a Tranquil Birth Environment (As originally published on Your One Birth 01/02/17) Imagine you go to a spa for relaxation and all the lights are on, the music is booming, people are talking loudly, the air is a bit chilly, and you’re not given privacy while …

V for Vaginal, Not Victory

If you’ve listened to the podcast or attended a class you know BIRTHFIT recommends everyone write their birth story. Initially, when I was asked about my daughter’s birth I would simply say “she’s healthy and that’s all that matters.” I lied. I hid my birth story. I hid because it …

Your 2017 Regional Directors

  BIRTHFIT Regional Directors  I am beyond excited to announce your 2017 Regional Directors. This is a group of women that lead from the front and operate from a place of integrity as well of love. This is a group women, mothers, coaches, captains, doulas, acupuncturists, and doctors of chiropractic …

Morgan’s Oh-So-Relatable Testimonial

My BIRTHFIT experience: After years of running and then coaching cross country I would consider myself an athlete, and I was pretty confident I would breeze threw this whole pregnancy, recovery, momma thing. But shortly into my pregnancy I had some health issues that put me in a position where I …

My Sons Attend Births

Recently a photo of a little girl hugging her mom before separating from her so her sibling could be born went viral. The comments I read on this photo varied in opinion from those empathizing with this mother to those thankful for not having had this experience. Nonetheless, there is …

BIRTHFIT Video: Nicole Guides You Through a Short Meditation

From Womb to World with Anna Verwaal

This is everything. Give yourself the next 11 minutes to just listen. XO. Lindsey

Dealing with a Birth Injury: Symphysis Pubic Dysfunction

Over the past few years, I’ve been introduced to symphysis pubic dysfunction a handful of times. Yes, I’ve read about it and been tested on SPD in school, but I must say the real life version sucks a whole lot more. None of the cases were the same except for …

The most courageous, no-turning-back choice?

I am going to be straight up with you. If you choose to give birth at a hospital, then there are certain items that come with that ticket. Too often I hear women say they want the freedom to move around during labor. In all seriousness, they tell me this is …